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Saison Dupont - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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3,511 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,511
Reviews: 1,470
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 203
Gots: 296 | FT: 9
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 02-26-2002

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of maddogruss
3.98/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Got a bottle of this from Cloverleaf Tavern.

A: Pours a hazy, dark yellow/slightly golden body with a thick, white head with excellent retention and lacing along the glass.

S: A slightly lemon smell with some olive notes and a slight sourness.

T: A nice, banana taste with a slight bitterness and sourness to it. Some olive tastes were noted in the aftertaste with some earthy and slightly sour notes. A nice, dry finish with each sip.

M: A smooth, medium bodied, and fairly crisp mouthfeel that was nice on the palette.

D: A nice mouthfeel and taste combination that was nice for the style. A nice Saison overall that was crisp and a nice beer to have on a cooler, summer night.

Photo of jayhawk73
3.98/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a golden color w/ tornado carbonation coming from the bottom of the glass. Massive off white head with great lacing on my tulip. The nose has a very mild lemon, earthy vibe to it. Yeast in there as well. Taste is the same profile w/ light fruit, yeast, and malt out front. Feel is very smooth, it seems a little undercarbonated to me- but it's not bad. Overall a good brew- Wish it didn't come in a green bottle. Cheers.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of DavidST
3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a tulip glass, 2011 date.

This pours a hazy straw / pale yellow color with a large foamy head with good retention. The smell is slightly metallic or as another reviewer put it burnt rubber. Under that you get a nice sweet smelling smell, a little banana. The taste is pretty good, I do get a little banana, some peppery spices and a nice dry long finish. The feel is medium to light, lots of carbonation. Overall not bad something I'd probably try again.

Photo of MLaVioletteJr
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of droomyster
4.4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml. Bottled 2008 Tasted in Mid-March 2009

It has been years since I've had this beer and I am excited to finally try it again. Pours a beautiful hazy gold with hyperactive carbonation and crowned with a a thick white head. Smells very yeasty with light fruits and spices. The taste just blows me away. Saison Dupont is such an all-star that I hardly know where to begin. The first thing I notice is the way it makes me tongue tingle, followed by a sweet fruity and spicy blast not unlike that of a Belgian tripel just before a rush of orange zest hits the back palate and lingers on the finish. It's body is quite extraordinary -- tingly like I said but has a very substantial body that gradually breaks down and softens. An exceptional beer.

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of LittleCreature
4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - 4.5
AAARGHHH! The 750mL corked bottle is an absolute gusher, and not wanting to waste any of the precious fluid I clamped by mouth over the neck of the bottle and sucked for a good 30 seconds until it stopped, in the process drinking a good 150mL by my estimate. Poured a big, creamy white head over a cloudy golden body.

Smell - 4.0
Very wheaty, you could fool me that I am smelling a Weizenbock. Aromas of pear and light mixed spice are also present.

Taste - 4.5
Lots of flavour, took me a while to decide how much I actually liked it. Quite like a Weizenbock yet also quite tart and bitter. Wheaty, slightly fruity (the pear again) and spicy, musty yeast and a good measure of hop bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - 4.5
Agressive, lively carbonation throughout the glass, but is still quite smooth with it.

Drinkability - 4.0
I wouldn't call this easy to drink, but I will certainly be getting it again, and could have drunk a second in a sitting no trouble.

OVERALL - 4.35
Wow, this is my second ever saison. My first was Barking Duck, which I tried before getting into craft beer, and I was unable to drink it. Not sure what I would make of the Matilda Bay brew now, but Dupont is certainly a very good beer. More bitter than I was expecting, but very tasty and good value at $11 for the 750mL bottle.

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4.48/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Saison Dupont is almost the standard to what a saison should taste like. It is light, crisp, with a plesant spicyness in the finish that is the characteristic of the yeast. A lot of breweries try to mess with and make saisons extreem but noting is like a great traditional style. I have yet to like one that deviates from the simple feel of this beer. It's a little expensive for a light crisp beer but it's imported so what do you expect. Wish it could be cheaper. Would keep it around a lot more.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of RaulMondesi
4.34/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fresher than my baby mama's V Secrets out of the Kenmore Elite, Raul is feeling this one. Imagine being dirty and then taking a shower; yeah, now you are clean. Now, imagine taking a shower after already taking a shower, I mean, now we are talking cleaner than clean! And that's what Saison Dupont is: it's Nina Agdal, sprinkling a bit of spice on a pear.

Wooo! Just thinking about it Raul needs to take a shower!

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3/5  rDev -28.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of shadow1961
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Saison Dupont pours out a rocky head over a cloudy
yellow brew. That head collapses to a disk of foam, and
the nose is fruit, light malt, and Belgian yeast. The flavor
is light malt and citrus, with an herbal hop finish. The
mouthfeel is light, crisp, and slightly tart. Altogether a
nice experience. Offer it to your wine- loving pals when
they drop by the house.

Photo of dipso123
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Saison Dupont from Brasserie Dupont sprl
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